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31 Jan 2017

Peru: Pollution from Glencore mine causes illnesses due to heavy metal contamination in Espinar, says NGO report

International and Peruvian NGOs have released a report about the negative impacts on the health of the population of Espinar District, Cusco, and related to Glencore mining operations (in Spanish).  Civil society are urging Glencore and the Peruvian Govt. to meet national and international standards. Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Glencore to respond; the response is provided below.